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Understanding Health Care In America Today
- What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later? With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
- Texas' Fast-Paced Growth Hasn't Reduced Inequality The oil and gas boom has propelled revenue growth in Texas to nearly twice the national average. Yet, a new report shows income inequality is putting a brake on the pace of expansion.
- Insurers Find Ways To Discourage Sick From Healthcare Enrollment Consumer advocates warn that insurers are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest — and costliest — patients from enrolling for Obamacare.
- Democrats Reframe Health Care Debate One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.
- Dallas Prepares To Provide Housing, Health Care For Immigrant Children The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.
- Supreme Court: Can't Make Employers Cover Contraception The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
- Blue Cross Blue Shield Deductible Problem Complaints Skyrocketing Complaints about some of the biggest health insurance companies in the state are skyrocketing and could get a lot worse. Some insurance agents told CBS 11 News that thousands of people might have insurance problems they don't even know about yet.
- Texas Medical Group Starts Veterans' Care Registry The Texas Medical Association says it's stepping up to help veterans facing treatment delays from an overtaxed federal Veterans Affairs health care system.
- Largest Texas Health Insurer: Technical Glitch Is Causing Deductible Problem CBS 11 News has learned that the largest health insurer in Texas hasn't been paying some of its bills. The problem has caused some people to take out loans and cash in investments, to pay for medical charges that are supposed to be covered.
- Ted Cruz Rallies Republicans To Their Feet At State Convention Thousands of cheering Republicans at the state GOP convention in Fort Worth consider U.S. Senator Ted Cruz a political rock star.